||Ferdinand III Pfennig in Gold 1639, St. Veit mint, KM-PnSV21, type of KM765, AU58 NGC. Slightly wavy flan. Off-metal strikes of pfennigs in gold are quite scarce, particularly if minted in the seventeenth century or earlier. This one-sided example featuring the arms of Carinthia dividing the date is bright gold in color and retains exquisite detail. Ex: ?Colonel? E.H.R. Green; Green Estate? Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson.
Realized $3,055.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.